- OpenText Powers Hong Kong's Leading EDI Platform
August 20 2014 11:00 PM ET
HONG KONG, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced today that OpenText Trading Grid powers Hong Kong's leading EDI platform, ezTRADE. By providing regional enterprises access to the world's largest integration cloud, OpenText enables them to compete more effectively and execute any-to-any transactions on a global scale.
- SEACOMP appoints new COO/CFO as Accelerated Growth Continues
August 20 2014 11:00 PM ET
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SEACOMP, Inc. welcomes Josh Nelson to the team as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Nelson will be responsible for the company's finance, accounting, and operations departments on a global scale. "Josh has been an integral part of creating the roadmap for rapid and sustainable growth, as he has worked with SEACOMP on a consulting basis for several years and has been instrumental in direction setting on key decisions," said Managing Director Michael Szymanski.
- Beverly Hills Car Club Announces A 24-Hour Countdown On Joe Strummer's 1963 Chalfont Blue Ford Thunderbird Being Auctioned Off On eBay Amid Overwhelming Response
August 20 2014 10:52 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 24 hours remain to claim Clash vocalist Joe Strummer's 1963 Chalfont Blue Ford Thunderbird on eBay. Bidding on the original California double black-plate Bullet body style T-Bird is currently at $30,600. Originally purchased by Strummer in 1987 for $4,200, the vehicle has remained in good condition, having spent several years in a climate controlled garage.
- Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way
August 20 2014 10:21 PM ET
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeni Haler, a 19-year-old college student from Norwood Young America, Minn., representing Carver County, was crowned the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, August 20.
Haler will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for more than 3,600 Minnesota dairy farm families. Jeni is the daughter of Rick Haler and Connie Helget Haasken, and attends the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, where she double majors in animal science and Spanish/Portuguese studies.
- 5th Forum of Business Marketing brings together industry icons leaving legacy for market
August 20 2014 10:14 PM ET
SAO PAULO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 executives took part in the 5th FORUM DE MARKETING EMPRESARIAL ['5th Forum of Business Marketing'] in Guaruja, Sao Paulo, and discussed success stories and the market for marketing in coming years. Participants at the event analyzed strategies and spoke about consumer relations. "The FORUM brought together businessmen, advertising executives and leaders in communication. This event sets the standard for this sector," said Joao Doria Jr. President of LIDE – Grupo de Lideres Empresariais ['Group of Business Leaders'].
- Five Things Every Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids Back to School
August 20 2014 9:19 PM ET
HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again: parents are winding down summer plans and tightening the reins on bedtime schedules. And while adding anything else to the back-to-school to-do list may seem daunting, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital has five tips that will make going back to school this year easier than ever.
- New PressReader Amenity Delivers Thousands of Digital Newspapers and Magazines to Rex Hotel Guests
August 20 2014 9:00 PM ET
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Staying at Rex Hotel is even more comfortable and luxurious thanks to PressReader, a digital all-you-can-read newspaper and magazine service, now available to guests as a complimentary amenity. PressReader is a website and mobile app that provides guests with unlimited access to more than 2,800 local, regional and international publications using their laptops, tablets or smartphones.
- Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy CANES Shipboard Network Full Deployment Contract
August 20 2014 8:45 PM ET
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) systems across the fleet. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity multiple award contract has a potential value of $2.5 billion over eight years.
- Take Control of Your Company's Online Presence
August 20 2014 8:38 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many business owners and entrepreneurs have a reputation for putting a great deal of importance on old-fashioned values. They prefer the confidence that comes from a firm handshake and a warm, personal smile. That's why Cyberset, an Internet marketing firm with vast experience working with business of all sizes, is never surprised to find that many of the most successful, reputable small business professionals are also among the last hold-outs when it comes to creating a strong, widespread online presence for their companies.
- H-E-B Primo Picks Quest For Texas Best Announces Final Four
August 20 2014 8:26 PM ET
HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B's Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 to four finalists on Aug. 19 and 20 at the Houston Food Bank, and the winners received cash prizes totaling $70,000 and consideration for coveted space on H-E-B shelves in 2015.
- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increases
August 20 2014 8:00 PM ET
NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.4 percent in June to 130.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in May, and a 0.1 percent decrease in April.
At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Australia, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.2 percent in June to 125.2 (2004 = 100), after remaining unchanged in May, and a 0.1 percent increase in April.
- 58.com Reports Second Quarter 2014 Unaudited Financial Results
August 20 2014 8:00 PM ET
BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) ("58.com" or the "Company"), China's largest online marketplace serving local merchants and consumers, today reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights
- L.A. Charter School Blaze is a Grim Reminder of the Dangers of Structural Fires
August 20 2014 7:45 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Southern California, this has been a particularly harsh summer for fire danger, with various structural fire serving as a reminder of the importance of the top-grade commercial fire alarm systems from Tujunga to Downtown L.A. provided by such firms as Global Fire Technologies, Inc..
- Northstar completes the first phase of its new retail strategy and prepares to ship reformulated Snorenz with all new packaging
August 20 2014 7:12 PM ET
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- Hertz Issues Statement
August 20 2014 7:07 PM ET
NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or "the Company") today issued the following statement:
The Hertz Board and leadership team value the views of all Hertz shareholders and welcome a constructive dialogue with them.
All of us at Hertz are focused on addressing the Company's recent challenges.
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. -SKH
August 20 2014 7:03 PM ET
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. ("Skilled Healthcare" or the "Company") (NYSE –SKH-News) relating to the proposed merger with Genesis HealthCare ("Genesis").
- Reverend Eliakim Thorpe asks: The African American Male; are they truly on the verge of extinction?
August 20 2014 7:00 PM ET
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
According to Reverend Eliakim Thorpe, a motivational speaker and ordained minister out of Kalamazoo, Michigan, "In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, where yet another unarmed African American male was shot and killed by law enforcement, we find the consciousness of America gripped again by the ongoing debate of race."
- The MD 530G Demonstrates Extreme Firepower And Advanced Weapons Systems Capabilities
August 20 2014 6:47 PM ET
MESA, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) announced the successful completion of Live Fire Qualification Exercises at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, for its new MD 530G Scout Attack Helicopter. The MD 530G was configured with the Moog Stores Management System (SMS), the Mace Aviation Extended Range Weapons Wing, FN Herstal Machine Gun Pods and Rocket Machine Pods, Dillon Aero M134D-H Mini-Gun, the L-3 Wescam MX-10D, and M260 rocket pod.
- South Africa Iron Ore Mining Industry Trends, Major Projects and Competitive Landscape to 2020
August 20 2014 6:32 PM ET
DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 'Iron Ore Mining in South Africa to 2020′ report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on iron ore production by form, reserves, consumption and trade to 2020. The trade section provides information on export volumes to destination countries. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major iron ore mining companies, information on the major active, exploration and development projects and regulations governing the industry.
- Eric Forst Appointed Vice President Of Client Services, Tracx
August 20 2014 6:30 PM ET
NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracx, the leading unified enterprise social media platform, today announced that Eric Forst has joined its executive team as the Vice President of Client Services. This new role within the organization reinforces Tracx's commitment as a customer-centric organization as they continue to grow rapidly.